An Edge Hill academic has won a prestigious award from the International Olympic Committee to educate coaches and athletes in three countries about non-sexual abuse in sport.
Edge Hill University’s new research centre on safeguarding in sport has generated hope for real change.
One of the country’s leading experts in child protection in sport is calling for a UK survey to reveal the magnitude of gender based violence in sport. Melanie Lang, Senior Lecturer in Child Protection in Sport at Edge Hill University, is calling on sports funding bodies to commission the survey.
An Edge Hill University researcher will represent the UK as a subject expert in the field of gender-based violence and abuse in sport in a new study funded by the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency.